I may not have been born in Texas, but I got here as fast as I could. I've lived all over the country, in cities big and small, and can say from experience that Austin has all the advantages of a big city, but is friendly like a small town. That's why so many people are moving here and so many stay.
After earning my Master's degree in Construction Management at Colorado State University I went into the field of historic preservation. Over a more than 18 year career I taught university courses, helped start a historic preservation outreach and education institute at Colorado State University, worked for a multi-million dollar grant program helping hundreds of communities and property owners plan for and fund projects on historic sites, and served as the Deputy Historic Preservation Officer for the City of Austin's Planning Department. I've also served on a municipal landmark commission, on the Board of Directors of historic preservation non-profit organizations, and on the City of Austin's Visitor Impact Task Force. Currently I serve on the Board of Directors of Preservation Austin.
Having worked for the City of Austin's Historic Preservation Office, I understand Austin's central and historic neighborhoods, and how to navigate the City's planning and permitting process. My passion for historic preservation comes from an appreciation of architecture from all eras, and a desire to support sustainable and livable neighborhoods. I understand the importance of place and look forward to helping my clients find the special place they'll call home.
I can help with:
• Buying • Selling • Investment Property • Leasing your rental property • Finding a home to rent
• Licensed Texas Real Estate Agent Texas • National Association of REALTORS® • Texas Association of REALTORS® • Austin Board of REALTORS® • Austin Multiple Listing Service
• President of the Board of Directors for Preservation Austin (2016) • Immediate Past President of the Board of Directors for Preservation Austin (2017) • Secretary of the Board of Directors for Preservation Austin (2018, 2019) • Member of City of Austin Visitor Impact Task Force (2017)
JBGoodwin REALTORS® 1613 Capital of Texas Hwy., Suite 101 Austin, Texas 78746
We were fortunate to be referred to Alyson Mcgee with JB Goodwin Realtors Westlake during our cross-state, mid-pandemic move and I cannot say enough about how great it was to have her in our corner. Her love of Austin, knowledge of the area, negotiating skills, and dedication made the process enjoyable and left us satisfied with our purchase. We will be referring our friends and family to her. Thank you, Alyson! – Justin Morris
Alyson McGee is hands down one of the most professional, caring, and friendliest realtors we've ever met! From the start, she attentively listened to what we were looking for and took the time to show us many houses. She provided such strong support for us as first time home buyers. We never felt rushed or discouraged with her during this process. Alyson never hesitated to educate us on the process of buying and the options we could explore. We appreciated her transparency and kindness. It's not a transaction, it's a relationship and we believe this is her best trait as a realtor! – Casie Luong
My husband and I were referred to Alyson McGee by a friend when we started looking for a home in Austin. Alyson was always a pleasure to work with from the very beginning. She got us scheduled to see some homes very quickly, including one that came on the market just a few hours before we went out - which ended up being the home that we purchased. We couldn't recommend her any more highly - she made the process easy and smooth, and we will go to her again if we ever plan on selling/buying again in Austin! – Andrew Wash
Alyson McGee is the BEST! She brings an unrivaled depth of knowledge to the table. Whether it is the local Austin real estate market or translating the complex language of the contract into layman’s terms, Alyson is the one! She is a negotiating queen, honest and down to earth. A delight to be around. You are in great hands with Alyson! – Amanda Lombardi
Alyson is one of the best agents we have worked within 40 years of real estate investing. She is knowledgeable, diligent and extremely detail oriented. Our favorite. – Richard Kooris
I am so grateful to Alyson McGee. She is a fantastic realtor and amazing person to work with. Around three years ago, after frustration finding projects in CA, I visited Austin for the first time looking for homes to improve and upgrade for sale. My partner Randy and I met her by chance at an open house and we got to chatting about Austin, ourselves and our goals. Alyson was personable, well informed, passionate about both history and urban renewal ... we felt she deeply cared about her city and was very frank with her observations, directing us to areas that matched our goals. As things turned out, we identified a project elsewhere, in Phoenix, and when it came time to look at Austin again, she was there for us!
By now my goals had changed and I wanted a home for my daughter who will attend UT-Austin, a home for myself as a new / future resident, and a rental home for cash flow.
Incredibly, Alyson helped me accomplish all of these goals in a few short weeks. I bought new construction in SoCo and she looked out for my interests in all steps of the transaction. The entire process was accomplished easily with Alyson's personal experience and professional knowledge. Her affability with everyone we worked with made every transaction both a pleasure and learning experience.
By far, she is the best realtor I've come across in the five years since deciding to generate equity and cash flow through real estate. Thank you Alyson!
– Liz Avian
As a newcomer to the Austin area, I was not familiar with the market, pricing or availability of property. In working with Alyson, my move to Austin from Colorado was made easier even with all its complexities. Alyson was diligent in locating properties within my established price range which resulted in my selection of a condominium in a complex under construction. Once the unit was placed under contract, she was able to locate and secure temporary rental quarters in a very hot market while my home was being built. She was an on-going advocate for my interests and rights with the Developer. She worked with me to champion my needs and required timetable. She assisted me with closing, inspection and punch list items and utilized the office’s strong position and reputation within the real estate market to get things addressed. She is diplomatic, professional and a true advocate for her clients. She continued to provide follow-up on items with the Developer after the move-in and provided valued guidance with local real estate filing needs. The customer service received was exceptional. – Joseph Bell
I’ve bought and sold a lot of property so I’ve had a lot of experience with other Realtors and Real Estate Agents. Alyson is my favorite of all of them. Alyson’s demeanor is easy-going and professional. Alyson displays prodigious adaptability, which shows confidence and ability. I’m a difficult client to work with, so I was very happy to see Alyson rapidly shift her approach to match my personality quirks. Over the next few years I will probably have to list a rental property, buy a new primary residence, and acquire some investment properties. If I do end up needing them, I will give Alyson all of my future listings. – Jeff York
Alyson helped me purchase my first home—a condo in North Central Austin that took me several months to find. She was very patient with me as I searched for the perfect place, and always provided her honest opinion. She's also very quick to respond to texts and emails, and always made me feel like I was her top priority. She's definitely a joy to work with! – Kara Wynne
Alyson made the house hunting and purchasing process seamless. Since I was moving to Austin from out of state, she made what could have been a complicated hunt and purchase process extremely easy and smooth. Alyson listened to what my needs and wants were for a house and neighborhood and she found me many wonderful options to choose from. Alyson was a pleasure and a joy to work with and she helped guide me every step of the way. – Beth Johnson
Alyson is the best realtor I have ever worked with. She has guided me expertly through both the buying and selling of homes, always going above and beyond every step of the way. – Nathan Freeze
Alyson helped me find and purchase my first home. As a first time buyer, I had many questions and concerns and Alyson was there for me every step of the way. She’s an amazing communicator—she always made herself available to answer my many calls and emails, and she helped come up with solutions when I thought there was going to be no way forward. Not only is she amazing at her job, but she was also a pleasure to get to know as a person. She really went above and beyond to help make my first home-buying experience the best it could possibly be. – Nikki Hart